BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY Ranks on the 2016 Inc. 5000

August 22, 2016 / Community News, Press

magazine ranked BOLT ON TECHNOLOGYa leader in automotive software solutionsNO. 646 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

"To be recognized as one of the fastest-growing small businesses in the U.S. is truly something to celebrate.”
Founder and CEO Michael Risich

Philly_Software_Companies.jpg“We are honored to be included on a list as reputable as the Inc. 5000,” says Michael Risich, Founder and CEO of BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY. “BOLT ON has come a long way since its launch in 2009, and I am very proud with the growth and success that the company has seen over the past seven years. It would not have been possible without the hardwork and dedication of the BOLT ON team. To be recognized as one of the fastest-growing small businesses in the U.S. is truly something to celebrate.”

BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY is ranked #3 on the list among the fastest growing software companies in the Philadelphia area, #18 overall in Pennsylvania, and #51 in software companies nationwide.  Products like Mobile Manager Pro - a tablet based software solution that allows managers, service advisors and technicians to interact with their shop management systems - created a three year sales growth of 603% and $3.2 million in 2015 revenue.

"No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great – usually from scratch.”
Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg

A0030864_00001_1.jpgThe Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $200 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 640,000 jobs over the past three years, or about 8% of all jobs created in the entire economy during that period. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

"The Inc. 5000 list stands out where it really counts,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “It honors real achievement by a founder or a team of them. No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great – usually from scratch. That’s one of the hardest things to do in business, as every company founder knows. But without it, free enterprise fails.”

A0030866_00001_1.jpgThe 2016 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2012 to 2015. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2012. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2015. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2012 is $100,000; the minimum for 2015 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

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